February 14, 2017

Heavy rains in the first part of February 2017 raised water levels in California's Oroville Reservoir past capacity, and erosion of the spillways led to evacuations for communities below the dam.

October 28, 2016

While not as bad as initially feared, a strong low pressure system brought gusty winds and rain to the Pacific Northwest in mid-October 2016.

September 29, 2016

Using the June floods in West Virginia as an example, the Climate Prediction Center's Tom Di Liberto explains how meterologists are like paleontologists turning the bones of an incomplete skeleton into a complete picture of a dinosaur.

September 7, 2016

Three days of heavy rains devastated Louisiana in mid-August 2016. NOAA models find that warming due to greenhouse gases has made an event like that at least 40% more likely and 10% more intense.

July 8, 2016

The state of West Virginia was designated a federal disaster area following deadly and destructive floods on June 23, 2016. Rainfall in some counties exceeded 24-hours totals that the National Weather Service described as a 1-in-a-thousand-year event.

June 21, 2016

A non-stop parade of thunderstorms pounded parts of Europe during the end of May and beginning of June.

March 22, 2016

A fire hose of moisture pointed directly at the Gulf Coast led to up to two feet of rain in Louisiana in less than a week.

February 23, 2016

Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston was one of the strongest storms to make landfall anywhere on Earth since modern records began in the 1970s. 

February 3, 2016

Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.

October 21, 2015

Torrential rains, flash floods and mudslides in southern California were the result of the itinerate journey of an upper-level low pressure system.

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